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openSUSE Board Forced to Terminate Membership

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ostatic.com/blog: Today Pascal Bleser, openSUSE packager and Board member, posted a message to the openSUSE Project mailing list announcing the decision of the openSUSE Board to "revoke an individual's membership as well as his access to the openSUSE infrastructure."

Also:

  • Why I am not running for the openSUSE Board
  • openSUSE 11.1 has reached end of Novell support
  • openSUSE Seeks Two New Board Members

Novell: Community Wants OpenSUSE Foundation

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eweekeurope.co.uk: The openSUSE Linux version is going to a foundation because users demanded it, says Novell’s community manager Jos Poortvliet.

Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 11.3

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HowTos

Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more. This tutorial shows how you can install Cherokee on an OpenSUSE 11.3 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Microsoft-led CPTN bid for Novell FLOSS patents is on/off/on

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blogs.computerworld.com: CPTN Holdings' plan to purchase the Novell open source patent portfolio has been withdrawn. At least, that's what some breathless reporting would have you believe.

Novell patent pool filing by Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, EMC withdrawn

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appleinsider.com: A plan created by Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, and EMC to create a consortium to acquire hundreds of Novell patents has been withdrawn after complaints from open source advocates, leaving the fate of the nearly half billion dollars' worth of patents uncertain.

Evergreen brings 11.1 back from the dead

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omgsuse.com: In mid-October we wrote about openSUSE 11.1 being put out to pasture and the openSUSE team's decision to rapidly end-of-life the release. In the world of open source, what does "end of life" actually mean for users?

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 157 is out

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Rolling release is the way forward, join the openSUSE roller coaster

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linuxtweaking.blogspot: Linux in general is under constant development, always improving and moving forward with pace.This is great overall for the world of Linux but for its users there is a slight problem.

Review of openSUSE Trademark Guidelines

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  • Review of openSUSE Trademark Guidelines
  • Putting our Accessibility Heads Together
  • New OpenSUSE Foundation will still be dominated by Novell

Novell: Will Some Executives Exit March 9?

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thevarguy.com: Let’s assume Attachmate finalizes the Novell acquisition on March 9, 2011. According to an SEC filing, Certain Novell executives could earn $1.38 million to $6.85 million in lump sum cash payments if their positions are terminated on that date. So which Novell executives are staying and which ones may leave?

Also: Attachmate and the SUSE Linux Project: What's Next?

Virtualization With KVM On An OpenSUSE 11.3 Server

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This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on an OpenSUSE 11.3 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM). KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.

New SEC Filing Reveals Attachmate-Novell Next Moves

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thevarguy.com: How does Attachmate plan to manage Novell’s products and channel partner strategy? An SEC Filing dated January 3, 2011 provides some new clues.

openSUSE finished 2010 big

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opensuse.org: October, the openSUSE community has been extremely active. New projects announced there have had progress, others have emerged.

New openSUSE Build Service Interface

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anditosan.blogspot: I have been reviewing some of the interaction that one is to use when working with openSUSE's Build Service system. I have noted that the interface could be changed a little in order to reflect a more active form of interacting with one's package information.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 156 is out

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Results are in: openSUSE's Community Survey

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ostatic.com: Back in February openSUSE held a survey to find more out about its community. Who are they? What OS do they normally run? What do they want? How can openSUSE improve? Well, the results are in and quite interesting to openSUSE users and the community at large.

OSI asks German Federal Cartel Office to investigate Novell Sale

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opensource.org: Seven years ago, Novell acquired the German Linux distributor SuSE in a transaction valued at $210M, giving Novell a position in the fast-growing market of commercial open source software. Last month Novell announced that it would be acquired by Attachmate in a transaction valued at $2.2B, causing many to wonder what will become of Novell's open source assets.

I Figured Out What to Explain to You Next: Bylaws

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Legal
  • So. What Now?
  • Dear PJ: Please Don't Quit Groklaw
  • I Figured Out What to Explain to You Next: Bylaws -- And a Word to the OpenSUSE Guys

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 155 is out

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Unity Coming to openSUSE too?!

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ostatic.com/blog: After the announcement by Canonical that Ubuntu would be moving to Unity for its interface, other developers have expressed some interest in porting it to their distributions just for fun. Now someone is working on openSUSE packages as well.

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